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The Shippers Group Named to Food Logistics' 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers List

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 16, 2019

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named The Shippers Group to its 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. The Shippers Group is a leading national 3PL company servicing the food and CPG industries. 

“We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of the elite third-party logistics providers to the food industry," shared Rob Doyle, President of The Shippers Group.  "Our commitment to food safety and supply chain efficiency for food companies is our business and is based on fundamental core values of integrity, innovation, excellence and safety.”

The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list serves as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.

“The complexities of the global food supply chain are forging a more collaborative relationship between leading 3PLs, cold storage providers and their customers. Improved customer care, tighter integration between systems, and more value-added services are among the results,” remarks Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “Companies that earned a spot on Food Logistics’ 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list exemplify how collaboration combined with the latest technologies can create a winning formula for profitability and supporting food/beverage customers’ goals.”

This year’s Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list will appear in the August 2019 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media, a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.

The Shippers Group is a leading national third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with distribution facilities in Texas, Georgia, California, Illinois and Virginia totaling 11 locations and 5 million square feet of space. In addition to warehousing and transportation services, the company provides contract packaging and e-commerce fulfillment to the food, consumer goods and automotive industries. The Shippers Group was founded in 1901 and today employs over 1200 associates nationwide.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Accolades & Awards

Employee Spotlight: Anthony Ebert's Impact Spans the Region

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 12, 2019

From Illinois to Georgia, Anthony Ebert's hard work and dedication has positively impacted TSG's Packaging Operations since 2014.

The Shippers Group is committed to developing talent and promoting associates from within the company. Anthony started with TSG in September 2014 as Inventory Supervisor at The Shippers Group’s 1,000,000 square foot facility in Bolingbrook, IL. In February 2016, Anthony was promoted to General Manager of Packaging Operations where he successfully managed the oversight of labor and production efficiency. 

Earlier this year, Anthony was presented with the opportunity to relocate within The Shippers Group to the Jonesboro, Georgia facility. Today as General Manager of Packaging Operations in Jonesboro, Anthony is responsible for leading 300 associates who package and ship approximately 8 million cases of product per year, while at the same time managing costs to budget and exceeding service level standards. 

When asked what really stands out in his mind regarding the time he has worked at The Shippers Group Anthony replied, “I believe what sets The Shippers Group apart is that we do not simply have a boss, or a Manager, we truly have mentors. Through the Emerging Leaders Program I have seen personal growth that has directly impacted our successes in Bolingbrook, IL and Jonesboro, GA. It is easy to see why The Shippers Group continues to grow with leaders in place that develop and mentor from within.” 

In Anthony’s free time he enjoys playing multiple competitive sports with his family as well as his wife of 6 years Patti-Ann. When he is not playing sports, Anthony likes nothing more than to enjoy time outdoors fishing, camping and swimming in his pool with his family and his two little girls ages 3 and 4 years old.                                                               

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Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards

Employee Spotlight: Eliza Willis

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 9, 2019

Eliza Willis is possibly one of the most appreciated associates at The Shippers Group because she is responsible for making sure that all other TSG associates are paid on-time and correctly. Eliza is our Payroll Administrator and she is celebrating her 5th anniversary at TSG.                                                                        

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Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards

Employee Spotlight: Sarah Sheppard, Austell Office Manager

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 9, 2019

Sarah Sheppard has been promoted to Office Manager in Austell, GA. In her new role, Sarah is in charge of the Customer Service Team in Austell overseeing all systems-related inbound receiving and outbound order processing functions, as well as invoicing and customer and carrier communications. 

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Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards

Tonnie Thompson Celebrates 45 Years at The Shippers Group

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 25, 2019

When Tonnie Thompson started working at The Shippers Group in 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned in the wake of the Watergate scandal and Gerald Ford became POTUS. Gas was only $.55 per gallon and a dozen eggs cost $.78. That year the Miami Dolphins defeated the Minnesota Vikings in the Superbowl and The Godfather Part 2 was one of the year's most popular movies. During Tonnie's years at The Shippers Group a lot has changed but one thing that has remained consistent is Tonnie's work ethic and dedication to do his best work every day. 

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Topics: Accolades & Awards, Community, Celebrations